Carolina Astudillo Muñoz is a director, producer and screenwriter born in Lima, Peru in 1979. She studied communication sciences at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and film directing at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión in San Antonio de Los Baños, Cuba.
Astudillo Muñoz is best known for her short films, which have been shown in festivals such as the International Short Film Festival of Lima, Cinélatino, the Morelia International Film Festival, the Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano in Havana, the Edinburgh International Film Festival and others.
In 2007, Astudillo Muñoz directed her first short film, ‘Los Ojos de los Otros’, which was nominated for the Best Latin American Short Film Award at the Lima Film Festival. She followed this with ‘La Muerte de una Muñeca’ in 2008, which was selected for the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.
In 2010, Astudillo Muñoz directed her first feature film, ‘Los Salmos’, which was presented at the San Sebastián International Film Festival. The film was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize for Best Latin American Film in the Ibero-American Competition.
Astudillo Muñoz has also worked on various television productions, including the series ‘El Amor En Tiempos de Guerra’ and the documentary ‘Más Allá de la Guerra’. She has also produced and directed several short films and documentaries.
In addition to her work as a director, Astudillo Muñoz has been an active member of the film industry. She has been a jury member for film festivals such as the International Short Film Festival of Lima, the Havana Film Festival and the Morelia International Film Festival. She has also been a judge at various awards ceremonies such as the Goya Awards, the Ariel Awards and the Academy Awards.
Astudillo Muñoz’s work has been recognized with several awards, including Best Latin American Film at the San Sebastián International Film Festival, Best Short Film at the International Short Film Festival of Lima and Best Director at the Morelia International Film Festival.
Carolina Astudillo Muñoz is an important figure in the Latin American film industry. Her work is characterized by its commitment